Definition of between :
1. Belonging in common to two; shared by both.
2. Belonging to, or participated in by, two, and involving reciprocal action or affecting their mutual relation; as, opposition between science and religion.
3. In intermediate relation to, in respect to time, quantity, or degree; as, between nine and ten o'clock.
4. In the space which separates; betwixt; as, New York is between Boston and Philadelphia.
5. Intermediate time or space; interval.
6. Used in expressing motion from one body or place to another; from one to another of two.
7. With relation to two, as involved in an act or attribute of which another is the agent or subject; as, to judge between or to choose between courses; to distinguish between you and me; to mediate between nations.
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separating (part of speech: verb)
in the thick of, within, intervening, interjacent, mid, halfway, betwixt and between, intermediate to, in, bounded by, interpolated, connecting, in between, centrally located, medially, midway, sandwichwise, enclosed by, linking, inserted, in the middle
- Here, as there, is the difference between doing things and getting things done. - "Civics and Health", William H. Allen.
- After what has passed between us, you cannot surely refuse to see me once more. - "Castle Richmond", Anthony Trollope.
- The question was asked and answered between their eyes. - "The Other Girls", Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney.